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a few cuts. fbi classifying this as a terrorist attack. is not clear whether the or gin of the attack is domestic or international. of all the opinions and comments, patton oswalds pressed what maybe the most poignant reflection. facebook post he wrote of the tragedies simplifys the worst of hue mapty, it's easy to lose track of the bigger picture. the majority stands against darkness, we wouldn't be he if hue mapty weren't ip herptly evil. >>> we begin with the forecast, as you head out the door. heading out the doors no type of rain, i suggest you take it with you. we have the chance for showers in the forecast. now, all is dry, all is well. in terms of temperatures this morning, we are above average, 52 owings mills. easton 50. 54 frederick. 43 for the low temperatures. winds in the east, southeast, as we go throughout the day. they will pick up, at 5- 15 miles an hour. you can plan like this by 8:00, the clouds will start to break up a little bit, few peeks of sunshine in to the afternoon. the high temperature coming in 72 degrees. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren
. according to officials briefed on the case. late today the fbi said it's looking for a man carrying an unusually heavy black bag. >> the bag would have been heavy because of the components believed to be in it. >> reporter: the fbi has losts of clues already. the white smoke indicates a bomb built with low velocity mixture turs, not military grade. >> they may not have had the resources as we've seen in other bomb attacks, but they knew how to make the bomb go boom. >> reporter: experts say the large pieces of metal, as seen here in the air suggest the bombs might have been concealed in or under a mailbox or trash barrel, as one witness described. >> i literally saw the garbage barrel explode. i saw at the flash, the fire, the smoke and i ran as fast as i could. >> all the evidence they collected might not look like much, but the investigators, every small piece of evidence they collect will be a treasure trove. >> reporter: in the fbi belief about the pressure cooker bears out, it will be no surprise to counterterrorism officials who have warned about their possible use for years.
, the investigation is in full swing. the fbi is in charge. they are pursuing all leads, all of this, this grim day, a reminder of our country's constant vulnerability to sudden and murderous attack. the 117th boston marathon, one of the world's great sporting events. more than 23,000 started the race. half a million spectators along the 26.2 mile course. boston's is one of the world's six major marathons. runners from 90 countries. the winner crosses the finish line at 12:10 and at 2:50 p.m. more than half the runners were through, the first bomb explodes just a few yards from the finish line. in the chaos, listen for the second explosion just moments later. another angle of the second blast. as people looked down the street at the first. >> something just blew up -- run! >> multiple people down here okay? i don't know what the cause is. stand by. >> reporter: terror turning the boston marathon into a war zone. more than 100 people injured. the youngest victim an eight-year-old boy killed by one of the blasts. >> oh, god get out of the stands. >> all of a sudden there was a loud noise and explosio
live in boston, thank you. >>> well, the fbi is launching a massive effort to find those responsible for the deadly attack. again, looking at bomb fragments and looking at hundreds of videos from the finish line. >> with more, we're joined by abc's devin dwyer from washington. good morning, devin. >> reporter: good morning. the boston marathon attack is the first successful bombing in the u.s. since the september 11th, 2001 attacks. now the full weight of the u.s. government is behind the search behind who is responsible. authorities this morning are poring over this dramatic video from the finish line for clues. bomb technicians are studying burn marks on bricks and concrete and at hospitals doctors are collecting pieces of shrapnel blasted into bodies. >> and look at the components of the bomb. it will tell them is this somebody that puts this together over the internet or is this a bombmaker. >> reporter: officials believe these were two small and portable devices, possibly hidden in a backpack. one working theory, they were remotely debt anywayed by a cell phone. >> but right now
'll beçl$ looking at the timing of the attack. >> abc consultant is a veteran of the fbi here is what he told our diane sawyer about why the date of this bombing may be significant. >> you are in that window of april 15 to april 20 when we have had a number of domestic extremist events. oklahoma city, columbine, virginia tech, some people say that they are driven to a certain extent because hitler's birthday is on april 20th. i'm not suggesting that is connected to this, merely throwing it out it will not surprise me if this is some local extremist group trying to make a statement because of this particular day. i'm not suggesting the window need to be narrow. but i would look intensely at what information they had about different extremist groups. there is a lot of public source information about demonstrations on taxes, on, on a number of other issues that are, hot button issues for extremist groups who don't like either what the government is doing or what the government represents. >> very interesting. >> so. >> tax day/patriots day. and history of domestic terrorism. . >> invasion o
continues of the explosion at the marathon. fbi now in charge of figuring out who is responsible for the attack. >>> consumer news, what you need to keep in mind, when renewing or buying a homeowner's insurance policy. good morning maryland continues in a few moments. wow, i've been claritin clear for 10 days! when your allergies start, doctors recommend taking one non-drowsy claritin every day during your allergy season for continuous relief. 18 days! 12 days! 24 days of continuous relief. live claritin clear. every day. condolences for the victims of the explosions are coming in from as far as the international space station. chris hatfield posted this photograph on twitter showing boston, he tweeted his crew heard what happened and wanted to pass condolences and thoughts along to everyone affected. >>> the explosions in boston putting cities on high alert, including 9 here in baltimore. penn station, police commissioner ordered higher security at all transportation locations. police are now saying they are patrolling light rail and penn station and expecti.3xyou can expect to
in boston and that person is not considered a suspect and the fbi is leading this and we're live in boston, macy garcia. >> 450 were from our state and abc christian spent the day tracking them down. >> it has been a chaotic day for those near the finish line. >> from the joip of finishing the nations oldest marathon to saddest to a blink of an eye. he crossed the finish line and he spoke with us over skype in boston after he finished the race and several other runs from the running store gathered their belongings and left the finish line area to get something to eat. >> while we were standing outside we heard what sounded like a cannon and within minutes the police responded to unmark cars and ambulance and fire trucks and something wasn't right. >> he spent much of the afternoon making sure the other runners from his club were accounted for. >> you never think this would happen. i'm sure a lot of people will be happy about nextb year's event, but they'll have more security. >> he has been following his girlfriend's progress and this was her fourth marathon and he hadn't heard nothing abo
in massachusetts. that's a suburb outside of boston, here is a picture of the house. fbi reportedly took 3 bags of evidence from the scene in the overnight hours, now, only saying the bags are in
] >> reporter: fbi agents went to a local hospital to question a 20-year-old saudi college student who was injured in the blast but authorities stressed he is not considered a suspect. >> there are people that we are talking to but there is no suspect at brigham and women's hospital. >> reporter: so far the videos of the blast are providing some of the most important clues, authorities say the white smoke seen after the detonation indicates small bombs with a simple low velocity explosive mixture, not military grade. but still sophisticated enough to detonate about 15 seconds apart. >> something just blew up. >> they may not have had the resources as we've seen in other bomb attacks, but they knew how to make the bomb go boom. >> reporter: experts say the large pieces of metal as seen here in the air suggest the bombs might have been concealed in a mailbox or trash barrel as one witness described. >> i literally saw the garbage barrel explode. i saw the flash, the fire, the smoke and i just ran as fast as i could. >> reporter: and the limited damage to nearby buildings telex pers the b
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